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A Special Father’s Day: Dads Receive Free Admission to Museums

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (06/05/2014) — In honor of Father’s Day, all fathers receive free admission to the Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum on Sunday, June 15.

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Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: pr@nysha.org                                                

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Ken Burns Speaks at State History Conference Sponsored by NYSHA

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Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: pr@nysha.org

Conference on New York State History
June 12-14, 2014
Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (04/17/2014) — Local historians and educators from across the state gather in Poughkeepsie at Marist College for the 2014 Conference on New York State History on June 12-14. The conference highlights the latest research on New York History and culture and is open to the public.

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April 2014
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Community Exhibit by High School Students on View

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Exhibition Press Releases
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Todd Kenyon, Marketing and Communications
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: pr@nysha.org

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May 2014

Our Town
On view June 5-July 6, 2014
Reception June 12, 2014, from 5:30-7:00 pm

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.— May 30, 2014—The Fenimore Art Museum hosts the annual Cooperstown High School exhibit Our Town. In this special project, students interview community members and create artistic interpretations of their life experiences and beliefs.

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Native American Performing Arts Series

The Native American Performing Arts Series is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about a culture with a deep, lasting impact on our region. Join us Saturdays at 1:00 pm on the terrace at the Fenimore Art Museum for a special show at 1:00 pm.

August 23, Native stories told by Ronnie Reitter (Seneca Nation, Wolf Clan)

August 30, Native stories of animals and our environment told by Jim Bruchac

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Opening Reception for "Our Town" Exhibit

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5:30-7 pm
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June 12, 2014
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Special Events

Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 5:30-7:00 pm

Join us for the opening of the annual Cooperstown High School exhibit Our Town. In this special project, students interview community members and create artistic interpretations of their life experiences and beliefs. What better way to celebrate our town?

There is no cost to attend the Our Town reception; donations to support future community exhibitions are gratefully accepted.

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Afternoon Art for Kids

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3-4 pm
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Repeats every week every Wednesday 4 times .
August 6, 2014
August 13, 2014
August 20, 2014
August 27, 2014
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For Kids

Wednesday, August 6, 13, 20, 27 from 3-4 pm

On Wednesdays in August, kids ages 4–8 take part in art classes related to current exhibitions.

August 6: Sights and Sounds of Winslow Homer: Discuss what you can and can't see in Homer's paintings and create a sailboat craft ready to handle the rough seas.

August 13: Beads in Native American Art: Examine beaded pouches and bags and make your own to take home.

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Fenimore Art Museum Presents Rarely Seen Winslow Homer Works Starting June 6

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Todd Kenyon, Marketing and Communications
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: pr@nysha.org

Exhibition Offers New Insight into the Life of One of America's Most Celebrated Artists: Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Lifefrom the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie
June 6–August 24, 2014

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May 2014
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